A Perfect Family Break to Ile de Porquerolles, France

We have recently returned from the most amazing family break to Ile de Porquerolles, a beautiful island to the south of France. After hearing tales of stunning beaches with clear waters, gorgeous scenery, and a totally laid back island free from over development, I was more than excited. Located off the Côte d'Azur, Ile de … Continue reading A Perfect Family Break to Ile de Porquerolles, France

24 Hours in Bruges….Without Kids!

Back in December we visited Bruges with all three kids, hoping for a magical festive weekend visiting the Christmas market, sipping on  glühwein (or hot chocolate for  the kids) and squeezing in a bit of nice food and a Belgian beer or two. Unfortunately, the kids were just not on top form and our weekend was … Continue reading 24 Hours in Bruges….Without Kids!

Road Trips with Kids: Top 10 Survival Tips

Does the idea of taking road trips with kids fill you with dread?! It needn't! Because depending on where you live, packing up the car with all your family travel essentials and driving to your destination can sometimes be far easier than navigating your family through a busy airport or train station. Luggage is packed … Continue reading Road Trips with Kids: Top 10 Survival Tips

Sicily with Kids: Amazing Things To Do In and Around Taormina

Writing a travel post over  two years after the last time you visited a particular country is not really the norm. But hear me out. I have visited Sicily twice, once as part of my honeymoon just over ten years ago, and then again as a family two years ago, with our kids in tow. … Continue reading Sicily with Kids: Amazing Things To Do In and Around Taormina

A Weekend in Bordeaux with Kids

I was delighted to read that Lonely Planet have declared Bordeaux as the Number 1 city to visit in their Best in Travel 2017 guide. We love Bordeaux and couldn't agree more with their verdict. Mr DaisLikeThese spent a year in Bordeaux on a university placement and so for him it holds a special place in … Continue reading A Weekend in Bordeaux with Kids

Finding Exotic Destinations in France

Do you long to travel to exotic destinations but don't have the time or budget? Or perhaps you want to experience the European culture but aren't ready to give up your exotic summer holiday? Luckily, France is home to some stunning locations, that are sure to make you feel more like you're in the Caribbean than … Continue reading Finding Exotic Destinations in France

5 Tips for Visiting New York City with a Baby

New York doesn't always spring to mind when you think of baby friendly holiday destinations, but after my trip earlier this year I've put together my top 5 tips for visiting New York City with a baby. 1. See if your airline offer infant friendly seats Flying with an infant can be a daunting experience. To ease some of … Continue reading 5 Tips for Visiting New York City with a Baby

5 Child and Dog Friendly Places to Stay in France

With two trips across the Channel with our kids and pooch already under our belts this year, I wanted to give a run down of some fab child and dog friendly places to stay in France. From large family houses to chambre d'hôtes, B&Bs and Air BnBs - we've found some gems. Anywhere that happily … Continue reading 5 Child and Dog Friendly Places to Stay in France